Oberea (Oberea) morio Kraatz, 1879

Subfamilia: LAMIINAE  /  Tribus: SAPERDINI
Oberea morio
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Oberea morio, a species occuring in North-East Asia (Russia, China, Japan, Mongolia, Korea), has been described from East Siberia (Russia) by Gustav Kraatz in 1879 [▽]. Larval development of O. morio reported in stems of vetch (Vicia sp.) [❖]. Adults are active from June to August.

Body length:6 - 12 mm
Life cycle:1 - 2 years
Adults in:June - August
Host plant:vetch (Vicia sp.
Distribution:Russia, China, Japan, Mongolia, Korea

The depicted beetle (6.5 mm) was collected in Lion cape (Мыс Льва) environs (N42°41′18″ E131°14′51″; ~12 m a.s.l., Khasansky district, Primorsky Krai, Far Eastern federal district, Russia) on June 14, 2021.

Collected by Igor Melnik

Kraatz G.:
Ueber die Bockkäfer Ost-Sibiriens, namentlich die von Christoph am Amur gesammelten.
Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, Berlin 23 (1): 77-117 [page 113], 1879. [download pdf icon]

Anisimov N.S. and Bezborodov V.:
Жуки-усачи (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) Амуро-Зейского междуречья (Амурская Область, Россия)
[ Longicorn Beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) of the Amur-Zeya interfluve (Amurskaya Oblast, Russia). ]
Amurian Zoological Journal 12 (2): 138-157, 2020. [download pdf icon]

Kim K., Park J., Choi E. and Park J.K.:
Taxonomic revision of the genus Oberea Dejean, 1835 (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae) from Korea.
Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 10: 509-518, 2017. [download pdf icon]

SubfamiliaLamiinae Latreille, 1825
TribusSaperdini Mulsant, 1839
GenusOberea Dejean, 1835
SubgenusOberea Dejean, 1835
SpeciesOberea (Oberea) morio Kraatz, 1879